Countries where you can drive vehicle on Indian driving license


Whenever you travel to foreign countries you tend to think about exploring new places there. But the thought of not having a driving license made us anxious. Driving a car or bike in new countries make your trip memorable. In this article, we’ll help you know about some countries where you can drive vehicles on Indian driving license.

Let’s have a look at our list of some countries where you can drive vehicle on Indian driving license.

United States of America (USA)

In the USA most of the states allow you to drive a rented car on your Indian driving license. But you have to ensure your driving documents are in English language. You need to carry those documents which mention the day when you entered the USA.

Malaysia

For driving on Malaysian roads, your driving license document should be in Malay or English. You have to submit your driving documents to Indian Embassy in Malaysia. If you do not have it then you’ve to apply for International Driving License for driving on Malaysian roads.

Hong Kong

In Hong Kong you can only drive a legally authorized car with your Indian driving License for up to 1 year. Also, you can drive on Hong Kong roads with International Driving License.

Bhutan

You can drive your four-wheeler or two-wheeler on your Indian driving License but you have to ensure the permission of driving around the country.

Singapore

For driving on the most beautiful roads of Singapore, you need to be 18 years old. With your Indian driving license, you can only drive for 12 months. After that, you have to apply for Singapore Driving License for driving on Singapore roads.

Australia

You can drive two-wheeler or four-wheeler vehicles on Australian roads. You have to ensure your Indian Driving License in English or not in any Indian vernacular languages. Also, you can only drive for three months on Australian roads with your Indian driving License.

New Zealand

You can drive vehicle on New Zealand roads for over one year. You have to ensure the car you’re drivingshould be legal and you need to be 21.

Switzerland

Driving through on of the most beautiful roads is a great experience in itself. With your Indian Driving License, you can experience the real beauty of Switzerland. You can drive vehicles on your Indian Driving License for over one year. You have to ensure your license documents should be in English.

Sweden

For driving a vehicle in Sweden, it’s very important that your driving documents are in English, French or German. The validity of Indian driving License for driving on Sweden roads is one year.

Spain

As a holder of Indian Driving License, you can drive vehicles on the roads of Spain for up to 6 months. You have to ensure your documents are in English or French.

Documents needed to apply for you International Driving License?

  • Your valid visa
  • Your valid Indian Driving License
  • Your valid Indian Passport
  • Your air ticket for verification
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